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Get Your PC Running Better

Here are some links to stories on Lifehacker regarding tweaks which can help Windows start more quickly, and also what tweaks to AVOID (as they just do not work).

These should make using your computer less annoying in 2009, so enjoy!

- QBF

Step by Step: The Complete Guide to Speeding Up Your PC's StartupMythbusting: Debunking Common Windows Performance Tweaking Myths

"To Di Werl"

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt edged U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps in a vote for the 2008 athlete of the year by the international media....

In a poll by the International Sports Press Association, journalists from 96 nations gave Bolt 1,673 points to 1,557 for Phelps. Bolt won three gold medals, setting world records in the 100 meters, 200 and 400 relay to become the star of Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium. In the Water Cube, Phelps made history by winning eight golds in the pool for the United States...

Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press

(Click this link for the full story. - QBF)

Nearing the End of 2000 & Gr8...

Next up is 2000 & Fine!

There were a number of posts I wanted to share with you Universe, before this year ended, but I'm not going to try and cram 10 posts into one day. Instead I'll list my Top 10 Moments of this year, and save the other goodies for next year!

(I'm so smart.)

And now in the order that I recall them, the Top 10 Moments of 2000 & Gr8 (2008 to you slow ones out there):
I survived my brush with death!! I am seriously happy to still be alive.I have learned an important lesson on controlling your drinking... particularly when boats are involved. Shame may be the best teacher.
Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States of America!Watching the New York Giants upset the New England Patriots in the NFL's Superbowl XLII -- in front of a house FULL of Patsies fans.Usain "Lightning" Bolt obliterating World records in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m at the Beijing Olympics.Sarah Palin. WTF!?Bernard Madoff or the US Subprime Mortgage Crisis. Plea…